Jigsaw Academy has been awarded the prestigious “Partner of Excellence Award 2019” by NASSCOM. Apart from that, NASSCOM awarded Jigsaw Academy Education Private Ltd. the Certificate of Course Alignment (for the courses that adhere to the Learning Outcomes of the IT-ITes Sector Skills Council’s National Occupational Standards) for their ‘Foundation of Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘Foundation of Big Data Analytics’ curriculum.

What are the 9 performance criteria for the National Occupational Standards?

  1. Identify The Objective Of The Analysis
  2. Define The Type Of Data To Be Imported
  3. Define The Volume Of Data To Be Imported
  4. Define The Key Variables To Be Imported
  5. Identify Suitable Sources For The Data
  6. Perform Operations To Acquire The Data And Store It In Datasets Or Data Frames
  7. Populate Metadata For The Imported Data
  8. Validate Imported Data Using Appropriate Tools & Processes 
  9. Validate The Desired Output With The Relevant Stakeholders Within The Organization, If Required

What is the “Partner of Excellence Award”?

This is awarded by NASSCOM (Established in 1988, the National Association of Software and Services Companies is a trade association of Indian Information Technology and Business Process Outsourcing industry) to an organisation for being an engaged partner and for aligning its course content to the NASSCOM FutureSkills defined model curriculums and for being the most forward-thinking partner in bringing cutting-edge solutions to the modern day learning challenges.


NASSCOM, a not-for-profit industry association, is the apex body for the 180 billion dollar IT BPM industry in India, an industry that has made a phenomenal contribution to India’s GDP, exports, employment, infrastructure and global visibility.

Established in 1988, NASSCOM’s relentless pursuit has been to constantly support the IT BPM industry in India, in the latter’s continued journey towards seeking trust and respect from varied stakeholders, even as it reorients itself time and again to remain innovative,without ever losing its humane and friendly touch.

NASSCOM is focused on building the architecture integral to the development of the IT BPM sector through policy advocacy, and help in setting up the strategic direction for the sector to unleash its potential and dominate newer frontiers.